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May 19, 1958 – Aug. 16, 2021

Graveside funeral services for Laura Joann Richardson-Howard, 63, of Bude, were held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at the First Pentecostal Church Cemetery in Bude.

She was born to Shirley M. and Myrtis Marie Richardson on May 19, 1958, in Brookhaven, and departed this earthly life on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021.

Laura, who was popularly known as Joann, was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, James Douglas Richardson.

Survivors include her brother, Glen Richardson, and sister-in-law, Carole Richardson; and her step-father, Thomas Ray Howard. She was also a loving aunt to her nieces and nephews.

Marshall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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